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  • Posted in thread: Techno-Isel 90s boards, electronics and spares on 12-18-2017 at 08:53 PM
    I have a complete set of boards for a 90s vintage Isel 4 axis PCMAC100 system with some
    cabling. Im upgrading this system to a modern system but want to see if anyone has an older
    unit who may need th...

  • Posted in thread: 1/3 scale Myrick Eclipse casting kit on 06-04-2017 at 09:24 AM
    Gray iron kit of castings to build the Myrick Eclipse 1/3 scale engine. 2" bore x 2-1/4"
    stroke, hit and miss governing, hot tube ignition, 10.3" flywheels, bronze rod and propane
    fueled. Finished wei...

  • Posted in thread: Site not friendly to safari on iPad on 02-21-2017 at 12:39 AM
    Tried it again tonight turning off the private browsing mode but only accepting cookies from
    this site....better....but still one reload. Not nearly as sluggish. My connection is 50 Meg's
    download, 20...

  • Posted in thread: Site not friendly to safari on iPad on 02-18-2017 at 11:47 PM
    Used to post regularly to this site but lately is is miserable using safari or Mercury browser
    on an iPad. Constantly reloads and hangs up....what's up ? Does it not like my having private

  • Posted in thread: Cutting oil on 02-10-2016 at 10:45 PM
    You might want to try Anchorlube. It is a water based stearate which looks like light green
    mayonnaise. I put it in a ketchup squirt bottle. It works great for tapping and turning. If the
    water evapor...

  • Posted in thread: Rotating tailstock lathe chuck adapter on 06-11-2014 at 01:22 AM
    Does anyone have any plans for making a rotating tailstock adapter to go from a morse taper to
    a small 4" 3-jaw chuck? I often get occasion where one would be a big help for turning tubing
    and hollow ...

  • Posted in thread: Brayton cycle engine beginnings on 05-31-2014 at 09:14 PM
    Got disgusted with it and with the cold winter, I let this project sit for a few months. Tried
    another go at it today. I reduced the stroke of the fuel pump and reduced the pump plunger
    diameter from ...

  • Posted in thread: Piston and Cylinder stock on 03-12-2014 at 09:11 PM
    Some of the compressed air cylinders can be modified for air/steam use and are plentiful from
    surplus stores. For something larger and thicker, hydraulic cylinders may work . I used some
    2.375" ID hyd...

  • Posted in thread: Model of a Bessemer Hot Tube Oil Field Engine on 02-26-2014 at 10:50 PM
    Nice build Chuck! I like how you attached the water jacket. Being a loop-scavenged engine you
    should have good purging of the spent fuel/air. These engines are finicky on the fuel to air
    ratio. I have...

  • Posted in thread: Pacific Vapor Engine from Morrison & Marvin Castings on 02-04-2014 at 01:55 AM
    Dave- those gas cocks are the cherry on the sundae ! The engine turned out stunning and I
    picked up a lot of helpful tips following the build. Your high standards are certainly
    something to try to emu...


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